It's a known fact that Kannada actress and politician Ramya has finally said good bye for her filmdom, and decided to become full time politician. The actress, who won over congress ticket from Mandya Lok Sabha constituency is all set to try her luck for the second time by contesting in the upcoming polls.
Ramya, who was considered to be the queen of Kannada film industry, was addressed as 'Sandalwood Queen' from her fans and media. The actress was also considered as the suitable person in Kannada film industry to be called as a queen. From the day of her big-screen debut Ramya has come across both sweet and bitter movements in her career. Apart from doing films with Superstars like Shivaraj Kumar, Puneet Rajkumar, Upendra, Sudeep, Darshan, Yash, Ramya was also seen with the young and budding talents of Kannada film industry. Divya Spandana adapting the screen name as Ramya is also a well known face in Tamil and Telugu film industry.
Sources said that by bidding good bye to cinema, and becoming politician Ramya is not a Sandalwood Queen anymore. On the other hand Ramya's decision of quiting films has opened up the opportunity for other Kannada heroines to become the Sandalwood Queen. Click on slides to view the photos of heroines, who are in race for becoming Sandalwood Queen....
Ramya, Present Sandalwood Queen
State Award winning actress Ramya was the Sandalwood Queen for nearly a decade. Presently the actress is busy wrapping up Aryan, Dil Ka Raja and Neer Dose.
Mangalore girl Radhika Pandit is famous for her girl next door character in Kannada movies. Making her debut with Moggina Manasu, the actress is having a huge demand in Sandalwood.
Bangalore girl Ragini Dwivedi has become the household name in South Indian film industry and Bollywood with her item number in R... Rajkumar. The glamorous doll is successful in sharing screen with Superstars of Kannada.
Parijatha girl Aindrita Ray aka Andy is one of the successful actress in Sandalwood, who was seen with both Superstars and Budding talents.
After playing female lead in couple of movie earlier, Amoolya has recently made her comeback with Shravani Subramanya opposite Golden Star Ganesh.
Apart from playing female leads, the sizzling beauty has also done cameo appearances in many Kannada movies. The Agraja girl is presently a busy bee in Tollywood.
Harshika Poonacha is famous for her girl next door characters in Kannada. The actress has won the state award as Best Supporting role(female) for her performance in Thamassu.
By giving back to back hits like Paramatma and Saarathee, Deepa Sannindhi is also another Bangalore girl, who is in the race of becoming Sandalwood Queen.
Predominantly seen in Kannada movies, Pranitha has also become household name in Tollywood with her appearance in Atharintiki Daredi opposite Pawan Kalyan.
Parul Yadav has become a promising actress with recent release Shivajinagara, which was also her first movie as a solo heroine.
By making her Sandalwood debut with Chiru, Kriti Kharbanda is the most wanted heroine for Kannada movie makers.
Made her debut with Challenging Star Darshan starrer Bulbul. The actress is lucky enough to grab another two offers with superstars.